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Author Afary, Janet.

Title Foucault and the Iranian Revolution : gender and the seductions of Islamism / Janet Afary and Kevin B. Anderson.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    955.0542 AFA    Available
Description xii, 346 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-319) and index.
Contents Foucault's discourse on pinnacles and pitfalls. The paradoxical world of Foucault : the modern and the traditional social orders -- Processions, passion plays, and rites of penance : Foucault, Shiʻism, and early Christian Rituals -- Foucault's writings on the Iranian Revolution and after. The visits to Iran and the controversies with "Atoussa H." and Maxime Rodinson -- Debating the outcome of the revolution, especially on women's rights -- Foucault, gender, and male homosexualities in Mediterranean and Muslim Societies -- Epilogue : from the Iranian Revolution to September 11, 2001 -- Appendix : Foucault and his critics, an annotated translation.
Language Translated from the French.
Subject Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984 -- Political and social views.
Iran -- History -- Revolution, 1979.
Added Author Anderson, Kevin, 1948-
Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984. Selections. English. 2005.
ISBN 0226007855 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226007854 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226007863 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780226007861 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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